What is the optimal timing and dose of nitrate-containing vegetables? In terms of timing for improving athletic performance, since every person is different, two to […]
Every year, cannabis is estimated to result in 2 million years of healthy life lost due to disability. How much is that compared to alcohol and tobacco?
It’s been a bad few years for fish oil, as I discuss in my video, Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation. Claims were crushed […]
The evidence clearly indicates that long-term marijuana use can lead to addiction, but are there negative consequences?
The mammogram paradox is that women who are harmed the most are the ones who claim the greatest benefit.
I’ve always pictured my role primarily as providing the latest science, but you can’t understand all the new discoveries without a good foundation. The Dietary […]
What is the risk-benefit ratio of the cancers picked up by mammograms and the cancers caused by mammograms?
In my video, Music as Medicine, I explored a study about how listening to Mozart can reduce allergic reactions. This reminded me of a similar […]
Does excluding dairy products, food additives, and gluten-containing grains from one’s diet help those with recurring canker sores (aphthous ulcers)?
Excessive breast compression during mammography may not improve image quality and cause unnecessary pain.
Between 1990 and 2010, some of our leading causes of death and disability remained the same. Heart disease was the leading cause of loss of […]
Odds are most women will get at least one false-positive mammogram, but thankfully most women who are called back for further testing of a suspicious mammogram finding do not end up having cancer after all.
The heart of a traditional Mediterranean diet is mainly vegetarian—much lower in meat and dairy than a standard Western diet—and uses fruit for dessert! So, […]
Avocado Board-funded studies suggest avocados may facilitate weight loss, but compared to what?
For every life saved by mammography, as many as 2 to 10 women are overdiagnosed, meaning turned into breast cancer patients unnecessarily, along with all the attendant harms of chemo, radiation, or surgery without the benefits.
Referring to heart disease, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD asks, “Why is there reticence to provide the public with guidelines that will spare them this […]